Login  |  Register
Nissanhelp.com - All About Nissan
All Models, All Years 2015 Armada 2015 Frontier 2015 GT-R 2015 JUKE 2015 Maxima 2015 Sentra 2015 Rogue 2015 Titan 2015 Xterra 2015 370Z
2014 370Z Coupe Nismo 2014 370Z Roadster 2014 Altima Sedan 2014 Cube 2014 JUKE NISMO 2014 Murano 2014 Pathfinder 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Quest 2014 Versa Note 2014 Versa Sedan Concept Models
MyNissan Do-It-Yourself Maintenance Owners Manuals Recalls/Campaigns Service Bulletins Service Manuals Tech Challenge Game Nissan OBDII Codes Glossary & Acronyms Cost Estimator More...
Member's Ride Photos Stock Photo Gallery
Classifieds - For Sale Classifieds - Wanted To Buy Classifieds - Mechanic Wanted Classifieds - Auto Services Search Auto Parts
Register FAQ Social Groups Mark Forums Read
Forums > > TPMS Light Flashing
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Wheels and Tires Wheels and tires related questions and comments for all models

User Tag List

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-12-2009, 07:26 AM
kemsyko's Avatar
kemsyko kemsyko is offline
Registered User
2008 Altima Coupe
2008 Altima Coupe V6 CVT
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Cool TPMS Light Flashing

Has anybody had problems with their TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) light flashing?

The other day when I was driving on good old I-27 (around Plainview), my TPMS light started flashing. So I slowed down and pulled over to check my tire pressures. The front tires were around 38 psi and the back around 36. I'm guessing that the front tires are higher since they are the "driving" wheels of my front-wheel drive car. By the time I pulled over to check the tires, the light had stopped flashing.

I took it to the dealer on Friday, and they said that they would check it out. They also mentioned that this there is something around the Plainview that interferes with the TPMS. Furthermore, they said the TPMS light will flash if there is something wrong with the system. If there is a problem with it, the light should flash for a minute or so, and then stay solid. Is this correct?

I am just wondering if anybody else has had this problem before and how they fixed it??
2008 Altima Coupe V6 CVT - Premium Package - Tinted Windows - Plenty of Texas Tech stickers/license plate frames
Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2009, 09:06 PM
NissanTech's Avatar
NissanTech NissanTech is offline
Super Moderator
2004 Xterra
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: California
Age: 44
Posts: 11,900
Thanks: 454
Thanked 528 Times in 474 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)

If there is a problem with it, the light should flash for a minute or so, and then stay solid. Is this correct?
Yes it is.

Try lowering the tire pressure. Higher than normal tire pressure can also cause the TPMS light to flash. Set it at 32 psi when cold.
CarZone Auto Repair - Nissan Service Center - Van Nuys CA

Nissan OBD-II Trouble Codes

Show your support to our forums and get unlimited access to the knowledge base files: Subscribe
Reply With Quote


flashing, light, tpms

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.0 Beta 2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.